Tag Archives: alt rock

Brooklyn-based Aunt Ange Release indie rock gem

It’s seldom these days for an indie rock album to be released free of any of the seemingly prerequisite hipster cliches, but “Olga Walks Away” manages to do just that.  The third release from Brooklyn-based Aunt Ange is too dark and theatrical to be compared to Dr. Dog, too organic to fit cleanly into the MGMT category, and way too original to be compared to most other contemporary artists.  If pressed for a reference point to describe “Olga Walks Away”, one would be more likely to compare this album to something you would expect from a Neil Young/Danny Elfman collaboration.

Continue to Full Examiner Article by Richard J Nardo

Advertisements

The Often Not Found Playlist #10

This week is a bit of a mashup. There’s everything from Drum & Bass and Dub step, to Jazz, to Alt/Indie Rock, and Acoustic in this list. There’s upbeat stuff and downtempo stuff, but it’s all GREAT music. Click to Listen. Hope you enjoy!

1. KJ Sawka in his Basement

2. Automata – Give and Take

3. Evan Brightly – Open Up Your Eyes

4. My First Earthquake – In the Forest with Frenemies

5. Marmoset – Unfinished 1

6. The Smoking Jackets – Karma Kid

7. Greg Laswell – Embrace Me

8. Jojo Mayer – Vic Firth

9. Rob Costlow – Communion

10. Bridgetown Syndicate – Dub Samurai

11. Dub Trio – Jack Bauer

12. Brand New – Jesus Christ

13. For Suergrover – Eskimo Sandune

14. Smash Gordon – Smash Theme

15. Taskless Sheep – Face God

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to Del.icio.usAdd to StumbleuponAdd to RedditAdd to BlinklistAdd to TwitterAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Yahoo BuzzAdd to Newsvine